Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 311 299 266
Rank change year-on-year -12 -33 +44
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 50 83 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.49% 0.67%
As % of the Applications category 3.52% 4.66% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 65
South East median daily rate £350 £265 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -19.70% +13.79%
10th Percentile £209 £88 £244
90th Percentile £516 £500 £488
England median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 12
South East median hourly rate £34.00 - £15.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% -6.25% -39.05%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,420 1,781 1,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.70% 10.60% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 996 895
South East median daily rate £355 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.83% +6.57% +8.53%
10th Percentile £143 £144 £138
90th Percentile £550 £519 £513
England median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 167 193
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.23 £9.83 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.20 £38.60 £34.60
England median hourly rate £17.03 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.21% - -

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +8 32 £350 +57.30% 20
Berkshire -24 15 £381 +12.13% 9
Buckinghamshire +33 10 £236 +71.82% 3
Oxfordshire +27 7 £194 +24.00% 8
Surrey +17 6 £525 +332.99% 10
East Sussex -3 6 £413 +65.00% 1
Hampshire +7 3 £300 +31.87% 4
West Sussex - 2 £348 -
Kent -14 1 £375 -3.23% 8
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 35 (70.00%) User Experience
2 25 (50.00%) HTML
2 25 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (48.00%) CSS
3 24 (48.00%) Wireframes
4 21 (42.00%) Adobe
4 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (42.00%) Sketch
5 18 (36.00%) Prototyping
6 16 (32.00%) Analytics
6 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (26.00%) Java
7 13 (26.00%) Google Analytics
7 13 (26.00%) HTML5
8 12 (24.00%) Axure RP
8 12 (24.00%) CSS3
9 11 (22.00%) Usability Testing
10 10 (20.00%) Web Development
11 9 (18.00%) Drupal
11 9 (18.00%) Google
11 9 (18.00%) InDesign
11 9 (18.00%) CMS
11 9 (18.00%) Hotjar
11 9 (18.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 8 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (16.00%) Information Architecture
12 8 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (16.00%) Open Source
12 8 (16.00%) Workflow
12 8 (16.00%) Apple

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.00%) CMS
1 9 (18.00%) Drupal
2 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (42.00%) Sketch
3 9 (18.00%) InDesign
4 8 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (8.00%) InVision
6 3 (6.00%) Adobe XD
7 2 (4.00%) Figma
8 1 (2.00%) 3ds Max
8 1 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (2.00%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (2.00%) Marvel
8 1 (2.00%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (2.00%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Google Analytics
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Axure RP
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Designer
2 17 (34.00%) UX Designer
3 8 (16.00%) Developer
4 6 (12.00%) UI Designer
4 6 (12.00%) Web Content Specialist
4 6 (12.00%) Web Designer
4 6 (12.00%) Web Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Digital Designer
5 5 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) UI/UX Designer
6 4 (8.00%) User Experience Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) User Experience Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Artworker
7 3 (6.00%) Digital Artworker
7 3 (6.00%) Mobile Designer
7 3 (6.00%) Mobile UX Designer
8 2 (4.00%) 3D Artist
8 2 (4.00%) Creative Designer
8 2 (4.00%) Web UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) HTML
2 24 (48.00%) CSS
3 13 (26.00%) HTML5
4 12 (24.00%) CSS3
5 8 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.00%) Sass
7 4 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (4.00%) Framer.js
9 1 (2.00%) Ajax
9 1 (2.00%) CGI
9 1 (2.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 35 (70.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.00%) Graphic Design
3 3 (6.00%) iPad
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Animation
5 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) Photography
5 1 (2.00%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Wireframes
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Prototyping
4 16 (32.00%) Analytics
5 11 (22.00%) Usability Testing
6 10 (20.00%) Web Development
7 9 (18.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 8 (16.00%) Information Architecture
8 8 (16.00%) Open Source
8 8 (16.00%) Workflow
9 7 (14.00%) Content Management
9 7 (14.00%) Cross-Browser Development
9 7 (14.00%) Psychology
9 7 (14.00%) Scrum
10 6 (12.00%) Front End Development
10 6 (12.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 6 (12.00%) Web Design
10 6 (12.00%) Workshop Facilitation
11 5 (10.00%) Project Management
11 5 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.00%) Java
3 5 (10.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Adobe
2 9 (18.00%) Google
2 9 (18.00%) Hotjar
3 8 (16.00%) Apple
3 8 (16.00%) Yahoo!
4 4 (8.00%) ClickTale
5 1 (2.00%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.00%) FatWire
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore